Concordia University offering housing to first responders, healthcare workers

Concordia University Texas has opened two residence halls at their Austin campus to first responders and healthcare workers supporting COVID-19 efforts. More than 120 single-occupancy rooms are available so first responders and healthcare workers can rest between shifts and reduce possible exposure to family members who may be at high risk or immunocompromised.

The first responders and healthcare workers are invited to live in the residence halls free of charge. The first 10 first responders and healthcare workers will be moving in starting Monday, April 27.

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“The university feels privileged to support our local first responders as they work selflessly for our community,” says Kristin Coulter, vice president of partnerships. “We look forward to serving you while we continue to care for our on and off-campus students, staff, and faculty.”


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In a press release, the Central Texas college reminds applicants that Concordia University is not a designated place of isolation for personnel who are under investigation, being monitored, or confirmed as COVID positive by a medical professional.

If you are a first responder or a healthcare worker and would like to reserve a room, click here.



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